International Conference on Water and Environment for Sustainability (ICWES 2022).

Organised by: University of Nottingham Malaysia, Malaysia Chapters for IAHR, and the IACRR

To achieve sustainable management of global water and environment, there is a strong need of cooperation and close coordination amongst scientists, researchers, engineers, industry players, managers, and policy makers. In this regard, the 1st edition of the International Conference on Water and Environment for Sustainability (ICWES) will be a bringing together leading experts to help address the world’s pressing water and environment issues. The conference will also provide the opportunity to share recent scientific knowledge, management approaches, and engineering solutions by the participants from different backgrounds of water and environmental related academia, research institutions, industry companies, non-government organisations, and government agencies.

Full Programme.

DEC 7

WEDNESDAY - DAY 1
International Conference on Water and Environment for Sustainability (ICWES 2022)

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Registration

9:00 AM - 9:10 AM

Welcome Speech

Professor Sarah Metcalfe

Provost and CEO, The University of Nottingham Malaysia

9:10 AM - 9:40 AM

Opening Speech & Keynote
Reliable, Resilience & Sustainable Urban Drainage Management in Malaysia

Dato’ Ir. Dr. Md. Nasir Md. Noh

Director General, Department of Irrigation and Drainage, Ministry Of Environment and Water

9:40 AM - 10:00 AM

Signing Of Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) & Photography Session

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Tea Break

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Keynote 1
Sustainable Urban Water Management: A 10-Year Retrospective on Some Research Issues

Professor Joseph Hun-Wei Lee

President Of the International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR)

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Keynote 2
Coastal Reservoir Strategy to Enhance Freshwater Storage By Impounding River Flood Waters

Professor Thallak Sitharam

President of the International Association for Coastal Reservoir Research (IACRR)

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Keynote 3
Flood Hazard Modelling for Extreme Events in River And Urban Environment

Professor Roger A. Falconer

Past President of The International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR)

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Keynote 4
Water and Environmental Sustainability: Implementing Catchment Scaled Ecohydrology Approach

Dr. Rahmah Elfithri

Chief Of Section for Capacity Development and Water Family Coordination, UNESCO

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Networking Lunch

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Plenary Talk & Parallel Session 1
Environmental Degradation on Soil Erosion Loss in Cameron Highlands

Professor Roslan Zainal Abidin

Universiti Sains Malaysia

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Tea Break

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Plenary Talk & Parallel Session 2
Rethinking Hydraulic Ramps in Rivers

Professor Christopher Gibbins

University of Nottingham Malaysia

DEC 8

THURSDAY - DAY 2
International Conference on Water and Environment for Sustainability (ICWES 2022)

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Plenary Talk & Parallel Session III
Management of Water Resources at River Basin Level in Malaysia

Dato' Ir. Lim Chow Hock

Malaysian Capacity Development Network for Sustainable Water Management

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Tea Break

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Plenary Talk & Parallel Session V
Transforming Urban Stormwater into an Alternative Water Resource towards Sustainable Water Management Solution

Ir. Ts. Dr. Chang Chun Kiat

Universiti Sains Malaysia

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Networking Lunch

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Plenary Talk & Parallel Session VII
An Assessment of Coastal Headland for Tidal Energy Extraction along Negeri Sembilan Coastline

Associate Professor Ir. Dr. Lai Sai Hin

Universiti Malaya

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Tea Break

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Plenary Talk & Parallel Session IX
Coastal Reservoir: A Sustainable Solution for Water Security and Flood Resilience

Associate Professor Ir. Ts. Dr. Teo Fang Yenn

University of Nottingham Malaysia

International Conference on Water and Environment for Sustainability (ICWES 2022)

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Plenary Talk & Parallel Session IV
Resilient & Intelligent Dam Safety Management in Malaysia for Safe Communities

Professor Datin Ir. Dr. Lariyah Mohd Sidek

Universiti Tenaga Nasional

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Tea Break

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Plenary Talk & Parallel Session VI
Flood Mitigation and Water Resource Projects: Converting Floodwater into Water Resources as Risk to Wealth Integrated Approaches

Ir. Lim Sin Poh

Global Water Consultants Sdn. Bhd.

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Networking Lunch

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Plenary Talk & Parallel Session VIII
Analysis of Palm Oil Mill Effluent (POME) Treatment in Four Different Biogas Plants Adopted In-Ground Lagoon Anaerobic Digesters System

Associate Professor Ir. Dr. Chan Yi Jing

University of Nottingham Malaysia

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Tea Break

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Plenary Talk & Parallel Session X
Performance of Biochar in Bioretention System for Removal of Mixed Contaminant

Assistant Professor Dr. Anurita Selvarajoo

University of Nottingham Malaysia

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If you are coming via a taxi or a chauffeured car, approach the Center along Jalan Pinang and turn left into the Main Entrance (second turn after the Mandarin Oriental Hotel) for drop off.

For those who drives can park at the KL Convention Centre or Suria KLCC shopping centre’s parking. 

Take the Light Rail Train (LRT), Kelana Jaya Line and disembark at the KLCC Station. Turn left after existing the turnstiles and walk through the Suria KLCC shopping center Concourse Level to the Center Court. Turn left and make your way past Cold Storage to the Guardian Pharmacy where there is a covered walkway through to the Center. Take the elevator to the Ground Floor where you be directed to the Registration area.

From Suria KLCC shopping center’s Ground Level Center Court, take the Park Exit into the KLCC Park and turn right. Follow the Esplanade towards the Mandarin Oriental Hotel and then take the path around the edge of the park towards the center of the building and enter via the Park Entrance.

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